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Peak: Changing the Way We Talk About Ageing

26 June 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Patricia Edgar, Don Edgar, and Melanie Joosten

What expectations should older Australians hold for their own lives?

The Big Dry: Alcohol and Us

27 June 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Jenny Valentish, Jill Stark, Jacinta Parsons, and...

In our backyards, balconies and beer gardens – Australians get along famously with booze.

Real Talk: The Lives of Arab Women

28 June 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Amal Awad and Joumanah El Matrah

Sydney-based author Amal Awad was fed up with the cliched depictions of Arab women by Western writers, so...

Girl on a Wire: Women and Social Media

29 June 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Jane Gilmore , Rebecca Shaw, and Sophie Black

The problem of verbal and emotional violence against women online remains insufficiently – or often,...

Hot Desk Edition #1

3 July 2017
The Wheeler Centre

In this edition of the Next Big Thing, hear works-in-progress from our first group of Wheeler Centre Hot...

Nailed It!

3 July 2017
The Wheeler Centre
James Colley, Nayuka Gorrie, Dee Fidge, Jess...

On any given day, Australian politics is a colourful pond filled with goofs and gaffes, exaggerations and...

Under the Love Umbrella Storytelling and Illustration Workshop

4 July 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys

Whatever you fear, come close my dear
You’re tucked in safe for always here

Under the Love Umbrella Storytelling and Illustration Workshop: Kyneton

5 July 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Allison Colpoys and Davina Bell

Whatever you fear, come close my dear
You’re tucked in safe for always here

Alan Brough with Charlie and the Karaoke Cockroaches: Kyneton

5 July 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Alan Brough

What are the ingredients for a rollicking adventure?